November 12, 2012 |
Kat Von D and recent beau Deadmau5 are no longer together, the tattoo artist and reality TV star announced on Twitter over the weekend. "Man ... Can't say I didn't give it my best," she said Saturday in the first of a series of tweets on the breakup. "Man, I sure was wrong. But at least he made it a no-brainer to break that off. #lessonlearned. Now, we can get all of the 'I told you so's' outta the way ... And move on. " And for those who had no idea what or whom the 30-year-old was talking about?
April 16, 2010 |
The images were grainy, the lines obscured — as if they were photos taken by a surveillance camera. The backdrop appeared to be a giant boombox, but maybe it was just speakers on scaffolding. Lights added halo glares but didn't illuminate. A V-shaped podium sat center stage. Only the telltale rounded mouse ears behind this gizmo station identified the shots: No, not leaked drawings of the latest Disneyland attraction or a Takashi Murakami art project, but mockups of the stage set for the Coachella performance of Canadian geeky beat king deadmau5, who will headline the Sahara Tent Friday night.
June 27, 2013 |
Kat Von D and Deadmau5 have broken up publicly, with the tattoo artist breaking the news Wednesday on Twitter and the Canadian electronic-music producer following up Thursday in much more detail on Facebook. "Cheating on your loved one is the most hurtful thing one could do. I hate to have to admit, that this relationship is indeed over," she wrote. "Onward and upward. " That after posting "Man, I'm a fool. " The couple got engaged in December via Twitter, and back in April were talking about having a wedding with an "underwater" theme inspired by the 1926 H.P. Lovecraft story "The Call of Cthulhu.
February 10, 2013 |
DeadMau5 is so shy that Von D spoke for him on the Grammys red carpet Sunday, but he said that no matter whether he wins, he's winning by marrying her. The couple, who got engaged over Twitter in December, said they've picked a date and will marry in L.A. "We've come up with some pretty sinister stuff," said DeadMau5 of their wedding plans. One way he wasn't shy: In what we assume was a bit of commentary on the memo CBS sent out about appropriate attire for the show - specifically the line about obscenity on clothing being unwelcome. GRAMMYS 2013: Full coverage | Live blog | Show highlights | Winners and nominees | Ballot "Your hit bums me out," read the white lettering on his baseball cap, which quite clearly showed evidence that one key letter had been blacked out. And plenty of hits awaited them inside.
June 28, 2010 |
Surrounded by swirling, half-naked bodies and engulfed by waves of digital drum and bass, Latifa Hussan, 21, and her boyfriend, Cruz Rios, 22, were explaining what had made them drive down from Fresno at 6 a.m. for the Electric Daisy Carnival. It wasn't just the all-star lineup of DJs such as will.i.am, Kaskade and Deadmau5, or the Mardi Gras atmosphere at the electronic music festival, purportedly North America's largest, which drew 185,000 people to the L.A. Memorial Coliseum and Exposition Park on Friday and Saturday.
March 13, 2013 |
AUSTIN, Texas - Tuesday afternoon at South by Southwest was dedicated to electronic mavens and digital gatekeepers, arguably the new rock stars of the music industry in 2013. Spotify founder Daniel Ek was given a space at a 2,400-capacity auditorium at the Long Center for the Performing Arts for an interview, while later, electronic artists Deadmau5 and Richie Hawtin spoke while hundreds were locked out of their panel at the Austin Convention Center. “Your best bet is to watch it when it's online in about a month,” said a SXSW staff member to those of us near the back of the line.